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Shenzhen Keweitai displays UAV advantages for frontier defense use,...
Japan Upgrades Downpour Forecasts Before Tokyo 2020
With an eye on the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Japanese...
Ministry Announces Third Phase of Space Program
The Ministry of Science and Technology yesterday announced plans...
Brexit In Orbit: UK Space Industry Added 3,400 Jobs In Two Years In Spite Of Uncertainty
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Aero India 2019: Airbus to demonstrate fuel efficient aircraft and new generation tactical airlifter C295
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Airbus Invests $28.2 Million in German Aerospace Site
Airbus is expanding its aerospace activities at its site...
Euro Group Builds Portal to Support Geospatial Open Data
Not-for-profit organisation EuroGraphics – which represents official bodies including...
Chile Weighs Commercial Replacement for Lone Spy Satellite
WASHINGTON — As the Chilean Air Force looks to replace...
Map Wars: Japan-US Carmakers Join to Counter Google and China
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Indonesia Opens Satellite Image Data to Public
North Nias Marine and Fisheries Agency head Sabar Jaya...

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Monday, June 6th, 2011

Australian Land Agency Tools for Mapping Happiness in Bhutan

It's hard not to feel happy when a delegation from one of the world's happiest nations is in town -- and Western Australia's land agency chief Mike Bradford admits he smiled a lot. The delegation from Bhutan,...

Saturday, June 4th, 2011

Indonesia to Use Geospatial Information in Housing

Bakosurtanal, Indonesia’s coordinating agency for survey and mapping, has just recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the Ministry of Housing which signals a heightened cooperation between the two agencies on the use of geospatial information for...

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

Navi Mumbai Airport to Become Aertropolis

The state government plans to set up high end townships around the new international airport at Panvel, promoting these as special business, hospitality and amusement clusters along with residential complexes. The City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO),...

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

World Bank – $200M Sustainable Environment Programme for India

The World Bank has in principal agreed to fund US $200 million (Rs 900cr) Environmentally Sustainable Development Policy Program (ESDPL) to meet challenges of economic growth in four sectors that include agriculture, hydropower, industries and tourism. The...

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

Strategies for Taiwan’s Sustainable Development

The international community of the 21st century has witnessed two particularly momentous transformations: globalization, accenting cooperation over confrontation; and the shift of the world’s economic center toward Asia, which has become a powerful driver of global development....

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

South Australian Plan Promises to Stem Urban Sprawl

The South Australian Government has unveiled a plan that it says will protect almost 180,000 hectares of land in the Barossa Valley and McLaren Vale from housing. Residential growth would be restricted in the two protection zones,...

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

Trimble’s RealWorks – 1st with E57 E2807 Data Exchange Standard

Trimble introduced today Trimble RealWorks version 7.0, the first commercially available software suite that incorporates the newly approved ASTM International E57 E2807 data exchange standard for 3D imaging systems. Trimble RealWorks version 7.0 allows 3D laser scanning...

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

StreetMapper Laser Surveying Takes to the Streets of Malaysia

StreetMapper, the vehicle-based laser mapping system, has successfully completed high speed surveying trials in Malaysia. StreetMapper conducted a detailed engineering survey of the Univerisiti Teknologi Malaysia in a challenge, set by surveying company Jalal Johari Consultants, to...

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

New Zealand Government Puts $9.3m into Fresh Water Research

The Government is going to invest $9.3 million over the next six years in fresh water research, ministers said today. Environment Minister Nick Smith and Science Minister Wayne Mapp said that along with climate change, improving fresh...

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

UN Chief Challenges World to Agree Tougher Target for Climate Change

The world should agree to limit global warming to just 1.5C instead of the current target of 2C, the United Nations' climate chief has said, in remarks that shocked the governments of developed nations. Christiana Figueres, executive...

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